Speakers revealed for Vinyl Council of Australia conference

New insights and information about the future of the vinyl industry are set to be shared by over 30 expert speakers from across the globe at PVC AUS 2018.

Organised about the Vinyl Council of Australia, the event will discuss the latest technical, market and sustainability trends.

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Sustainability and recycling are key themes of the conference, with talks on the developments in the European PVC industry, discussions of the issue of legacy substances, and the research of an effective recycling system.

The technological advances in both processing and machinery will be explored, and how this will allow for growth in the market for PVC windows and handle future challenges.

Senior Director at IHS Chemical Eddie Kok will be providing analysis on the pricing, supply/demand dynamics and whether supply will tighten within the next five years.

“Our second conference, PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future provides an unmatched opportunity for council members and their stakeholders to learn about industry trends and developments specific to the manufacturing, use and re-use of vinyl,” Vinyl Council Chief Executive Sophi MacMillan said.

“It’s the only event designed to shape the future of the vinyl industry in the region.”

The event is sponsored and supported by Gernier Extrusions GmbH, Krauss-Maffei Berstorff, and machinery manufacturer Plasmec.

PVC AUS 2018 runs from the 13-15 March 2018 at the Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney.

Waste 2017

2-4 May 2017
Coffs Harbour, NSW

 “Coffs” is regarded by many as the leading conference for the waste management industry in Australia.

Attracting more than 550 delegates, over 80 sponsors and exhibitors, and in excess of 90 presenters, it is designed for those who work in or have an interest in waste management issues, particularly in local government. The conference program will be released and registration opens for the event in February.

www.coffswasteconference.com.au

2017 Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference

27-30 March 2017
Sydney, NSW

This WMAA-hosted conference recognises the integral role landfills and transfer stations play in the waste management industry. The program will compass all areas of this sector, from innovation and design to operation and regulation. The event also includes a conference dinner, where winners of the 2017 National Landfill & Transfer Stations Innovation and Excellence Awards will be announced.

 www.landfill.com.au

International Automobile Recycling Congress

22-24 March 2017
Berlin, Germany

Featuring a full conference program, site visits and an exhibition, IARC 2017 offers a platform for discussion of the latest developments and challenges of vehicle recycling. It brings together more than 250 decision makers in the ELV recycling chain such as car manufacturers, metal and plastic scrap traders, recyclers, shredder operators, policy-makers and many more.

www.icm.ch/iarc-2017

E-Scrap 2016

20-22 September 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Now in its 14th year, the E-Scrap 2016 conference will offer a bustling exhibit hall, tear-down demos, presentations, sessions and Q&As featuring the industry’s leading executives and associations.

E-Scrap 2016 exhibitors include:

• Electronics scrap processors
• Buyers and brokers
• Equipment manufacturers
• Waste haulers
• Industry trade associations.

www.e-scrapconference.com

Keep NSW Beautiful Litter Congress 2016

31 August – 1 September 2016
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

“Less Litter. Live Better” is the theme for this year’s KNSWB Litter Congress, the only conference in Australia devoted to the various methodologies, technologies and strategies making positive impacts on reducing litter across the country.

Now in its third year, the organisers have assembled a program to give delegates ideas, inspiration, resources and answers to tackle litter in their areas. Full program, registration and speaker details are available from the KNSWB website.

www.knswb.org.au.